Saturday, November 07, 2015

Ube Macapuno Cake Recipe


For the Cake:
1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup ube powder (unsweetened)
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup yogurt
4 tsp ube flavor
For the Frosting:
2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup unsalted butter
3 tsp ube flavor
1/3 cup macapuno

Pre-heat oven to 350F.
Sift together all the dry ingredients, flour, ube powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt, Team Dry Ingredients. Set aside.
Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then add in the eggs one at a time.
Mix together the yogurt, milk and ube flavor, Team Wet Ingredients.
Add in one third of the dry ingredients and then add in one half of the wet ingredients.
Repeat step 5 untill all our combined. Just barely mix, until you cannot see streaks of flour in the batter.
Pour into two lined 6-inch pans and bake at 350F for 40-45 minutes. Make sure to tap the pans used to release air bubbles before baking. Let it cool.
To make the frosting, mix together butter, ube flavor and butter. Sift the powdered sugar and add to the butter mixture slowly. Mix until smooth.
To assemble, cool cakes first. Divide the cake into four layers. For every layer, add 1/3 cup frosting in between. Cover the cake with frosting and top with macapuno.

Recipe Source: Ube Macapuno Cake Recipe


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